Article Date: 10/1/2013

O.D. Notebook

O.D. Notebook

• Laura Angelini was named president, North America of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. She will oversee the Vistakon U.S. and Canadian businesses.

• Essilor of America was listed on this year’s InformationWeek 500, which showcases the top U.S. technology innovators, for its OPTUITIVE cloud-based lab management system.

• CooperVision has launched the “Impossibly Comfortable Getaway Sweepstakes,” a Biofinity contact lens campaign, in which patients are asked to provide their idea of “dream-like comfort” for a chance to win a spa or beach getaway. For further details, visit

• Accutome will offer Keeler’s portable slit lamps (PSL Classic and PSL One) and the Applanation Tonometer to U.S. customers. E-mail for more information.

• Alden Optical has expanded its ON DEMAND resources to include a streaming video of the 2013 Global Specialty Lens Symposium NovaKone workshop. Visit to view the video.

• VSP has launched the VSP Eye on Age-Related Macular Degeneration Campaign to increase consumer awareness about prevention behaviors, support eye docs with related CE and provide free eye care to those in need. Visit for more information.

• The FDA issued market clearance for Bausch + Lomb’s latest frequent replacement silicone hydrogel contact lens comprised of MoistureSeal Technology. The technology combines “breakthrough material with new manufacturing processes” to create enhanced comfort and vision.

• Prevent Blindness America has announced the state winners of its “Most Beautiful Eyes” contest. (See The final winner will receive a $10,000 educational scholarship from Marchon Eyewear.

Optometric Management, Volume: 48 , Issue: October 2013, page(s): 13